Dog First Aid & Emergency Care

When your dog gets hurt, it's important to know how to quickly address the problem. These dog first aid and emergency care tips will help you take action to protect your pooch when he or she needs it most.

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What To Do if Your Dog Is Stung by a Wasp
Your dog loves chasing bugs, and she's finally been stung by a wasp. Here's what to watch for, how to prevent, and how to treat these painful insect bites.
How To Help a Choking Dog in an Emergency
Hopefully you'll never have to use this info, but it's good to be prepared just in case.
9 Signs That You Need to Get Your Pet To the Emergency Room
Our pets can't talk to us to tell us what's wrong or when they don't feel well. Here, a veterinarian shares nine signs that show your pet needs immediate medical attention. Here's what to look for.
How to Create a Pet First Aid Kit, According to a Vet
Do you have everything you need to care for your dog or cat in case of an emergency?

More First Aid & Emergency Care

How to Do CPR on Your Dog
This article will help you decide if your dog needs CPR and how to perform CPR on your dog in an emergency.
How to Help Your Dog Heal from Bee Stings & Insect Bites
Insect stings and bites hurt, and the same goes for dogs stung by bees. Here's one vet's advice on what to do after your pup tangles with a pest.
How To Stop a Dog's Nail From Bleeding

You did everything right as you prepped to trim your dog’s nails. You looked for where your dog’s nail starts to curl and narrow, you steadied her paw with your hand, and you cut at a slight angle. But your dog jerked her paw at the last second, and now her nail is bleeding. Don’t worry, it happens to everyone. Here’s how to stop that bleeding fast.